E3 2010 Game Critics Awards Announced

By Brian Leahy, Jul 06, 2010 12:16pm PDT The winners of the Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 2010 have been announced with the Nintendo 3DS taking the coveted "Best of Show" award. On the software side, id's Rage took home the most awards with three. Valve's Portal 2 and Harmonix's Dance Central each took home two awards. The full list of nominees can be found here.

And the winners are:

    Best of Show
    Nintendo 3DS
    (Nintendo)

    Best Original Game
    Dance Central
    (Harmonix/MTV Games/Microsoft for Xbox 360)

    Best Console Game
    Rage
    (id Software/Bethesda for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360)

    Best Handheld Game
    God of War: Ghost of Sparta
    (Ready at Dawn/Sony Santa Monica for PSP)

    Best PC Game
    Portal 2
    (Valve)

    Best Hardware
    Nintendo 3DS
    (Nintendo)

    Best Action Game
    Rage
    (id Software/Bethesda for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360)

    Best Action/Adventure Game
    Portal 2
    (Valve for PC / Mac, PS3 and Xbox 360)

    Best Role Playing Game
    Star Wars: The Old Republic
    (BioWare Austin/LucasArts/EA for PC)

    Best Fighting Game
    Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds
    (Capcom for PS3 and Xbox 360)

    Best Racing Game
    Need for Speed Hot Pursuit
    (Criterion Games/Electronic Arts for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360)

    Best Sports Game
    NBA Jam
    (EA Canada/EA Sports for Wii)

    Best Strategy Game
    Civilization V
    (Firaxis/2K Games for PC)

    Best Social/Casual Game
    Rock Band 3
    (Harmonix/MTV Games/Electronic Arts for PS3, Xbox 360, and Wii)

    Best Motion Simulation Game
    Dance Central
    (Harmonix/MTV Games/Microsoft for Xbox 360)

    Best Online Multiplayer
    Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood
    (Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360)

    Special Commendation for Graphics
    Rage
    (id Software/Bethesda for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360)

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